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Do You Have An Emergency Financial Need?

Roseb441702 started this conversation

for all of those who are looking for financial assistance to help with an emergency financial need......you should know that there are organizations out there that can help you.....

Do You Have An Emergency Financial Need?

Are you facing a financial emergency?

There is one organization that has helped more than 80 individuals/families in need of financial assistance. In 2009 one of the organization's funding programs - which provide emergency funding assistance has given out nearly 300 percent more in assistance than it did in all of 2008.

The purpose of this grant program is to help individuals and families who have chronic financial challenges.

People who qualify for assistance from this fund include those who have lost their jobs, have been out of work for months and months and have exhausted all their savings and resources. According to a spokesperson, "If they fit the criteria, they are able to access this fund for months at a time.”

This grant program was created as a way to help people who don’t qualify for one of the organization's other grant programs.

This funding program has been around for the last 20 years!

The grant program only makes one-time, emergency disbursements. Last year, 32 individuals or families received financial assistance through this funding program. So far over 75 individuals and/or families have received $75,000 in 2009!

This funding program is good for people who tend to struggle with something every year.

Since some of these funding programs are both relatively new, not many people know about them!

What's more the organization itself receives grant money itself to help fund their own grant programs!

One of the organizations funding programs is intended to help with large, one-time emergencies. It was established in a few years ago through the generosity of an anonymous donor. Grants have helped a couple with funeral expenses. Another time it helped a man repair his home after a fire. He had let his home owner’s insurance lapse.

The first step in obtaining assistance is leaving a message on the organization's helpline. The message will usually be returned by a caseworker within 24 hours. A spokesperson for the funding program said the initial phone call between the organization and the applicant takes between five and 10 minutes. Once the exact problem has been determined, the applicant is matched with a social worker, who meets with the client to make a fuller assessment of the situation. Thereafter, the social worker presents the case to the case-management team to decide whether the applicant qualifies for funds. Each application is evaluated on an individual basis. There are clear guidelines, but no set formula to receive assistance.

“If somebody needs financial assistance then we make sure they are taking advantage of other government programs. We have a whole checklist of programs to make sure that they are taking advantage of all the things they can” says the program's spokesperson. Applicants who need emergency funds may also qualify for other programs that the organization has to offer.

It is recommended that applicants apply as early as possible because the number of people seeking assistance has increased so much over the past year and because of that it can now take several weeks to actually receive assistance.

In 2008, 40 people, on average, called the organization for assistance each month. Last year more than 200 people called for help. While not all of these phone calls are for emergency needs, this shows that there has been a marked increase in the need for all of our services, includingemergency financial assistanceemergency assistance.

According to the program's spokesperson, “If somebody comes to us and says ‘I’m being evicted tomorrow it’s very hard to help. If someone comes in and says ‘I’m being evicted in three weeks,’ we can help”.

 

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foysal   in reply to Woman in the shoe 2
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Woman in the shoe 2   in reply to foysal
Hi this is a info site sorry we don't know any info out of the states
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foysal
i m bangladeshi my family is big i have small job small salary this mony not cover my self and my family needs...my hous verey poor old need repair i cant ..my age 30 plus i cant do marriage mony prblm my health also prblm 3 operation my body.so i need help in ..allah rahmat allah karim
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Owence
I,m Bangladeshi. I,m a single mother & have only one autistic disable son.for two 2/3 years was doing part time job for take care of him.right now I,m totally just bless & I need money for emergency to take care of my child.can you please support me.
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Mommylou
Im new to all of this so ill just start at the begining. My family and i live in the beautiful mounttains of south west Virginia. It is a very rural area but a wonderful place to raise a family. My husband is legally blind and on disability and not only am i a full time college student, but also a full time employee of the local convienance store. That is until recently. I was diagnosed with somthing called bilateral tarsal tunnel syndrome and have to have surgery to correct this issuue. They are doing the first surgery in 2 days, then once im almost healed wuth that foot, they are going to do the other one. For a grand total of at least a year out of work. Ive applied for SSI, but my husband makes too much. And im waiting on disability. I dont know what we are going to do to meet the bills for that ammount of time. Im very concerned, but my condition will only get worse without the surgery. I hope to find some relief somewhere
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beaverbob
i went from a very good paying job perfect credit health insurance to a bowl of crap in less than two years. after twenty years of marriage my then wife comes to me a says i,m done and was gone in two weeks. shortly after that my wonderful job that i had for 15 years disintegrated. then shortly after that i had two deaths in my immediate family concurrently . i literally just froze in time and had a complete depressive breakdown . i just didn't care so i became a hermit live off of what savings and pension that i had for about a year and a half. well, finally I came out of my funk and tried to start rebuilding my life. but, it was too late i was broke i was approaching the age of 60 and not a single IT company would touch me for consideration for employment. so, I struggled and finally had to take a part time job cleaning cabins for a state park but the pay is horrible with no benefits and no chance for advancement. meanwhile i still have a mortgage looming over my head numerous credit card debts that I cant pay and on the verge of bankruptcy and losing everything I'll built in my life. if I just had a hand up out of the deep financial pit I'm in it could literally save my life. Its amazing to me how you can be a productive citizen your whole life but boy the first time you get into trouble there's no one there to help you through it . If I were able to I would certainly give financial aid to people that for one reason of another found themselves in my current situation.
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Mnstr1978
I'm a disabled mother of two wonderful kids. We are in the process of buying a home. We had a deal with the owner but she backed out. Now I need to pay her all in full. I don't have it and I need to be out by end of February. I'm afraid we are going to be homeless and loss our belongings. Any help is appreciated.
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sumana
Sir I am a christian .I am 40 years old I have two children whor studying.sir reasently I was cheated and lost all my money ,gold every thing now I am facing financial problems lack of money and I am preasraside for money but I am unable to pay because I earn very less ....I am also depressed because now not only for the depts suffering to pay for studies of my children ..so please help me with some amount I shall repay if anyone hepls me.....
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34magic
I was out of work about two years do to a illness cancer now that I am well I been filling out for jobs. I got one now I need help getting insurance on my car.
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Maluly
Hello, I am a single mother I have a daughter with cyndrome of a Down. I live in Ecuador, and here, to help these children have to live in extreme misery. I am desperate not to have a job. I've already sold everything that I have at home to be able to survive. Please, people of good heart, to help me even with 1 $per person, I would be very grateful.
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Ravivhandran   in reply to Ravivhandran
Already given my financial problems.next what I can do?need urgent.please....
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Ravivhandran   in reply to littlelacie
Myself Ravichandran.S age 43.Wife ,Two kids with aged parents .staying at Kerala in India.last three years back forcefully resigned from my job.this sudden situation me &my get lot of financial problems for house rent,School fees,hospital expenses for parents,loval expenses,etc .till date did't get any suitable job.due to I am a technician and normally our Indian companies not giving jobs more than 35 years in non-management post.please help me anyone for small bussiness then manage my family.
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littlelacie   in reply to SunRippenedRasberryGirl
Roseb has not come on this site since 2011. No resources have funding to get people out of jail. They help with electric, water, gas bill, rent and food.
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SunRippenedRasberryGirl
Need help bailing a family member out of jail
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woman in a shoe   in reply to navywav
Hi this is only a info site. The person u posted to not been on here sent 2011. Most welfare office helps some with burial that all i know off hand for her to try she got to go to the frist desks and tell them what she needs if they help.
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navywav
I have a neighbor who lost her husband yesterday she has no insurance if anyone knows of a resources that will give her any assistance she live in dallas
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woman in a shoe   in reply to watpat
Hi this is only a info site i am sorry put there no resources that will pay for a storage space or any place that will pay for totes. Get boxes at the stores to put your stuff in the boxes or free. If they don't have any tell them that u need some to pack your stuff in they will save u some i have done that in the past. I even do ot to send packaged out.
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watpat   in reply to PavelP
I have to be out of my apartment by the end of September,and I don't get my low income from Social Security on the 30th.So I need asap help with getting a storage space and get totes to start packing up my stuff.So I am desperately seeking Help.
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woman in a shoe   in reply to big al hud
Hi this is only a info site for food sign up for foodstamps also call Catholic churchs and see which one give out food u can also call food pantry s for food.. I am sorry there no cash on this site.
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